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XIMB Xpressions : Biggest annual festival of eastern India all set to start in Bhubaneswar

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A three day extravaganza, a legacy that started in 1998, now one of the most respected and looked forward to B-school events in the country, Xpressions, the annual management and cultural festival of Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB), is an event that plans to reach out to the best minds in business schools to test their business acumen as well as their zest for life. A celebration that starts 100 days prior to the event, Xpressions 2015 has got something in store for everyone, promising a rejuvenating, refreshing and one of its kindexperiences.

Being the biggest annual festival in the whole of Eastern India, Xpressions has got everything one needs. It is a three day affair, packed with astounding business simulation games, cultural activities, and many more fun activities. The flagship business game events, Gladiator, Kurukshetra, Skill City, Helios, and Spardhaare conducted across the three days of the fest where participants from top B-schoolsare seen simulating real time scenarios across various business modules intensively. On the other hand, the cultural events are a perfect blend of variation and diversity. Decibelz, a Battle of Bands, witnesses the participants performing different forms of rock; soft, metallic and grunge music. Goonj, the solo singing event discovers some of the finest melodious voices of the country, leaving the audience enthralled. Carnival De Vogue, the high end fashion show, witnesses students from different colleges walking down the ramp with great flair. Other spectacle events are Aaghaaz, the nukkadnatak competition andThirkan, the dance competition.

Xpressions also witnessesXansad, a parliamentary debate competition comprising of vigorous debate sessions across all the teams, giving a sneak peek into the diplomatic thinking and energetic approach of today’s youth. Apart from this there is, Flight of Fancy, an event for literary enthusiasts, Pratibimb, a face painting competition,Inquizzitive, a business and a general quiz, and Case study competitions like Mpower, Maven, Case in Point, and Case connect conducted by the various functional committees, to challenge the participants to brainstorm and come up with unique solutions to real time business problems.Xpressions also sees participation in a film making competition- The Final Cut, Viraasat- A classical music extravaganza and numerous online events like Nirnay, Parikrama, Trade Wars and EnigmaX.


Xpressions 2014 echoed with the enthralling live performance of National Award Recipient, AmitTrivedi in Celeblitz, the biggest event in the three days. This year it is not lesser, with none other than famous Music director-composor duo Vishal-Shekhar making their way to Xpressions 2015. Also of attraction is an EDM night by DJNucleya.